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Mar 02, 2019
Time madrassas give children their right to educationRTE will ensure a modern curriculum and children will not feel left out once they leave madrassas
Feb 02, 2019
Centre mulls extending free education up to 12th standard to prevent poor students dropping out after Class 8The Centre is mulling a proposal to extend free and compulsory education up to 12th standard.
Jan 28, 2019
Teachers can't be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi High CourtThe Delhi High Court has taken authorities to task for assigning duties to teachers and principals which are "not remotely" connected to imparting education and beyond the purview of the RTE Act.
Jan 17, 2019
Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premisesEvery morning, children of Chiraigaon village in Varanasi don their red and grey school uniforms and head to Barthakalon Secondary School — to sweep, mop and clean it.
Dec 14, 2018
Firstpost Salon | Flaws in Indian public education sector and how we can fix them: In conversation with Seema BansalWhen the Right to Education extends to every child of the country, why isn’t India’s public education system as good as its private counterpart? On this episode of Firstpost Salon, we speak to Seema Bansal, an Education Innovator, who has worked with four state governments to understand the flaws in these systems and has actively worked to find creative solutions for them.
Nov 16, 2018
'Education a priority but don't expect miracles': SC dismisses plea seeking several directions on RTE implementationRefusing to monitor the RTE implementation in the country, a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Don't expect miracles. India is a huge, huge country. Priorities are many and certainly, education is one of the priorities."
Nov 02, 2018
TAG Survey for 2018 highlights challenges facing teenage girls across India, their hopes and aspirationsThe Teenage Girls (TAG) Survey highlights that investment in India's girls, their health and well-being, their education and skilling, their productivity, economic potential and leadership, is a national priority that can no longer be sidelined.
Aug 21, 2018
Sports education should be included in fundamental rights, says PIL: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, state govtsThe Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Centre, state governments and Union Territories on a PIL seeking directions to make sports a part of the Fundamental Rights as well as the promotion of sports education in the country.
Jul 19, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill to amend RTE Act, scraps 'no detention policy' in schoolsA bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
May 28, 2018
Exams set to return for Class 5, Class 8: NAS report, recent board results reveal students aren't learning muchThe no-detention policy for students between Class 5 and Class 8 is likely to be scrapped soon with the National Achievement Survey (NAS) revealing lack of exams impacting students' performances severely